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Offline Arron Homewood

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Re: Trials Cars on EBay
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2016, 04:31:08 pm »
Thanks Simon...the A7 is interesting car...does anyone know this car?

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« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2016, 07:25:26 pm »
Further, the seller say's that it was Trialed by Barry Clarke.

I have found a YouTube clip of Barry climbing Simms on the 2007 Exeter and a photo of him during the 2011 LE...but the Seven in those is not this one.

Any info much appreciated.

Thanks Arron

Offline Alastair Queen

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« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2016, 08:36:40 pm »
Simon may not like this, but, can I refer you to the following link?  The vendor's identity is probably known to many.

https://www.facebook.com/classictrials?fref=photo

Offline Arron Homewood

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« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2016, 10:29:29 pm »
Hi Alastair.

I have never done...and never intend to do that bookface thing...too many ex's!

Always thought a Seven would be a laugh, them being so small and Gary and I so tall...would be entertainment for everyone.

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« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2016, 12:34:55 pm »
Hello Arron....I sympathise with your height-ist issues...I'm a tight squeeze in my Dellow!

You don't have to have a 'presence' on faceboook to click the link, and scroll down a bit.  The link is to a 'group' page, something faceboook is quite good at providing...and many organisations, or even, like-minded individuals, can communicate pretty much instantly, should the need arise.

In this instance, the link is to Michael Leete's 'Classical Gas page...moved there because the old location went titzup..sorry, ended.

The gent concerned builds/sells the Kraken too.....I believe?

Anyway, what would you do with an Austin Seven???


Offline Arron Homewood

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« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2016, 10:14:06 pm »
What would I do with an Austin 7???

Probably laugh a lot whilst trying to Trial it!

15 or 16 years now we have been abusing the Estelle.

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« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2016, 05:47:18 pm »
Alastair, thats you in the bad books. Join the clan marra!!!

Offline Myke Pocock

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« Reply #8 on: July 12, 2016, 12:39:35 pm »
Just reading the original post again. Surely the Austin 7 would have to go into Class 7 with a non original engine etc as it is modified beyond certain limits?

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Re: Trials Cars on EBay
« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2016, 10:58:44 pm »
Myke
Alastair's not in my bad books...I have navigated for him...we are team members!
I seem to think Simon is right about class 5, but its a long time since  read anything in the blue book that did not relate to class 4.

Alastair
Whats a Kraken?

Ended at £7200, good price? Thoughts gentleman???

Offline Myke Pocock

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« Reply #10 on: July 13, 2016, 02:53:54 pm »
Arron, I didnt mean in Alastairs bad books. He will know what I meant!!! Austin 7 with an E93A engine, D type rear axle and Wolsley/MG gearbox sounds very much like modified beyond to me but I see that its actually Class 5B that may cover it.

Offline Alastair Queen

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« Reply #11 on: July 13, 2016, 03:41:10 pm »
Arron, the builder of the Kraken is Lee Peck.....it is a spaceframe chassied 2 seater for class 8, somewhat similar to the Troll concept...originally intended to use Mazda MX3 components.

I think Lee might have considered producing the car to order....?

Offline Arron Homewood

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« Reply #12 on: July 14, 2016, 11:59:31 am »
Gentleman.

Thank you for your thoughts, comments...looks like we have on of the busiest threads on here.

Kraken...think I'll stick to abusing that poor Estelle!

At some point I'd like to have a go with something old and also plan to try a bike...but thats a long way off.

One issue is Gary, he is not interesting in Navigating in anything else...he is prepared to move on once we have a Triple...so that's that then.

I actually like the Estelle...could you imagine owning up to that in the 80's? I recently bought a decent Rapid (even has an MOT), blimey is it slow? I'm going to build an engine to the same spec as the Estelle. Have been collecting parts to reassemble the spare Estelle that I have been stripping for the last 10 years, she still has good floors, sills etc...all rather worrying behavior.

Regards Arron

Offline Myke Pocock

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« Reply #13 on: July 14, 2016, 09:44:47 pm »
"looks like we have one of the busiest threads on here." Thats Skoda nuts for you!!!

Offline Nigel Jones

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« Reply #14 on: September 26, 2016, 09:52:17 pm »
Further, the seller say's that it was Trialed by Barry Clarke.

I have found a YouTube clip of Barry climbing Simms on the 2007 Exeter and a photo of him during the 2011 LE...but the Seven in those is not this one.

Any info much appreciated.

Thanks Arron

Hi Arron, It will surprise you, but I went and test drove the car, also with a view to buying it. Regretfully, I was not prepared to pay the surprisingly over-high price it fetched. I think the seller must have been very pleased indeed with the result!